In the United States began to establish strange road signs
So power struggle with the theft.
American drivers, from time to time abducted road signs: according to the authorities, since 2012 was stolen 608 pointers. Especially popular with the thieves used two characters — 69 and 420 miles.
What motivated the thieves — hard to say, but now the solution to the problem was found.
2019 government of Washington state began installing road signs with numbers and 419,9 for 68.9 miles.
Officials hope that these figures will be less attractive to thieves, while remaining useful for drivers.
Goodbye Mile 420, Hello Mile 419.9 https://t.co/sXns7yTGJQ pic.twitter.com/OylzMXyArd
— Doug Mataconis (@dmataconis) 13 Jan 2019.
Farewell, 420 miles, Hello, 419.9!
Because of the theft on the highways in the US there were signs and 419,9 68,9 miles https://t.co/x1Z7XZenuC
— V. Skripkin (@va_skripkin) January 14, 2019.
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